PETER LIEUWEN

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SARUMBA

Peter Lieuwen

PETER LIEUWEN
EMELINE PIERRE and LAVARD SKOU LARSEN, violins
Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss
LAVARD SKOU LARSEN

Slovak National Symphony Orchestra
FRANZ ANTON KRAGER

SOLI Chamber Ensemble
Moores Symphony Orchestra
LAVARD SKOU LARSEN

ALLEN VIZZUTTI, trumpet
Moores Symphony Orchestra
FRANZ ANTON KRAGER

World Premiere Recordings

[MS1583]

$12.95

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REVIEWS
Praise for Music of Peter Lieuwen | Volumes 1 & 2
“an attractive array of shimmering, shuddering sonorities”
The New York Times
“arresting in every single measure”
New York Daily News
“undeniably ear-catching”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“broad in instrumental palette and highly successful in its handling of balances”
Musical America
“clear melodic lines, dreamy lyricism, and jazzy syncopation”
American Record Guide
“engaging conciseness and expansive tonal emotion”
Audiophile Audition
“extremely well-crafted, user-friendly and beguilingly seductive music”
Fanfare
PROGRAM NOTES
The music of PETER LIEUWEN has been commissioned, performed and recorded by orchestras, small ensembles and artists throughout North America and Europe. Many of Lieuwen’s compositions are impressions of nature and legend, infused with the kinetic rhythms of jazz and world music. His orchestral works have been introduced by such orchestras as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, Pacific Symphony, Slovak National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Americas and the National Orchestral Association. The composer’s chamber and vocal works have been presented by numerous ensembles, including the Cassatt String Quartet, American Piano Trio, Core Ensemble, enhake, SOLI Chamber Ensemble, Trio Bel Canto, and by an array of artists, including clarinetists David Campbell and Wonkak Kim, pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin, percussionist Steven Schick, guitarist Isaac Bustos, violinist Andrzej Grabiec, and trumpeters Randy Brecker, Allen Vizzutti and Doc Severinsen. Recent commissions include works for the Royal Philharmonic, Pacific Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, The Arts Council of Wales, Cassatt String Quartet, Iridium Saxophone Quartet, Isaac Bustos and Andrzej Grabiec. In addition to winning First Prize in the Doc Severinsen International Composition Competition in 2013, the composer has garnered awards and honors from Musicians Accord, The Contemporary Record Society, The League of Composers – ISCM and the National Orchestral Association. Lieuwen was born in 1953 in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and grew up in New Mexico. He studied at the University of New Mexico and the University of California at Santa Barbara with composers Scott Wilkinson, William Wood, Edward Applebaum, Emma Lou Diemer and Peter Racine Fricker. From 1984 to 1987, he taught composition at UC Santa Barbara. Since 1988, he has been on the faculty of Texas A&M University, where from 2000 to 2005 he served as the inaugural head of the Department of Performance Studies. He is currently Professor of Music and Composer-in-Residence there. Most of Lieuwen’s music is published by Keiser Southern Music, with recordings available on Albany, Crystal, Pro Arte/Fanfare, Divine Art/métier, MSR Classics, Naxos, New World, and VMM labels. [ www.peterlieuwen.com ]
 
PROGRAM
PETER LIEUWEN (b.1953)
SARUMBA for 2 violins and chamber orchestra (2015)

CHAMBER SYMPHONY (2013)
I. Nature – Light and Spirited
II. Love – Tranquillo
III. Cosmos – Driving

QUAD CONCERTO for clarinet, violin, cello, piano and orchestra (2015)

CONCERTO ALFRESCO for trumpet and orchestra (2013)



MSR Classics
MUSIC OF PETER LIEUWEN, VOL.2
MUSIC OF PETER LIEUWEN, VOL.2
CONCERTOS PETER LIEUWEN

[MS1582]
MUSIC OF PETER LIEUWEN, VOL.1
MUSIC OF PETER LIEUWEN, VOL.1
OVERLAND DREAM PETER LIEUWEN

[MS1581]